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University of Cumbria

Primary Education (5-11): Inclusion with SEND with QTS

UCAS Code: X360

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,D-A,B,B

Access to HE Diploma

D:30,M:15

60 credits overall, 45 graded at level 3

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DMM-DDM

Scottish Higher

A,A,B,B-A,A,A,B

UCAS Tariff

104-128
82%
Applicants receiving offers

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About this course


Course option

4years

Full-time | 2018

Subject

Primary education

If you believe that all children have the right to be taught by an inspirational, knowledgeable, creative and caring teacher, then this is the course for you.Our course covers all aspects of inclusion and social justice but the main focus is on teaching those with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).It will prepare you to be a reflective, effective teacher, able to meet the learning needs of pupils in the Primary age range, including those who experience barriers in their learning.**Why Choose University of Cumbria**The Inclusion with SEND specialism, is a unique programme that will challenge you to consider and debate key issues in education as well as enabling you to become a first class teacher.Placements sit at the heart of our course, so all the theory you learn in seminars will be backed up by work-based experience. Not only will this boost your confidence, but itll bolster your CV.- Your personal tutor will support and guide you through your studies- All tutors have a wealth of experience in teaching and have good links with local schools- Study in small class groups, so we get to know you well- Placement opportunities in mainstream primary schools, early years settings, and even international placements, to give you work-based experience to boost you CV- We have strong partnerships with schools and educational providers, which has the potential to help you secure placements and enhance your job prospects- In your final year, you'll be able to complete 60 credits, equivalent to a Post Graduate Certificate, at Masters level, putting you in the perfect position to complete a Masters degree in the early years of your teaching career.Youll be living in a vibrant student city by the spectacular North West coastline, within an hour of the Lake District National Park and the big cities of Manchester and Liverpool. So, whether you want lively or leisurely, youre within reach of both.For a course thatll springboard your teaching career helping the learning needs of pupils, this course is for you.

Modules

Indicative specialist modules: ■ Inclusion/SEN as a Contested Concept ■ SEN and Legislation ■ Assessment and SEN ■ Communication and Interaction ■ Cognition and Learning ■ Behavioural, Emotional and Social Development ■ Sensory and/or Physical Needs ■ International Perspectives ■ Developing Reflective Thought and Practice Your specialism will include a 20 credit module introducing you to Inclusion/SEN. We prepare you to teach a wide range of children whose needs may be very different and help you to understand the underlying principles and contentions in the area of inclusion.The modules offered reflect the many issues, including barriers to learning, differing philosophies and classroom practice.

Tuition fees

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England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£10,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Lancaster

Department:

Institute of Education

TEF rating:

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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

99%
UK students
1%
International students
17%
Male students
83%
Female students
67%
2:1 or above
14%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
D
C

After graduation


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Education

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This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£21,000
high
Average annual salary
96%
med
Employed or in further education
60%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

38%
Teaching and educational professionals
27%
Childcare and related personal services
9%
Secretarial and related occupations
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Primary education

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